Posts Tagged ‘postmenopausal women’

Romosozumab Treatment in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis

Posted by • October 19th, 2016

You are seeing one of your patients, a vivacious and active 60-year-old woman who works full time. She underwent bone densitometry testing, and the results show a T score of -2.7 at the femoral neck. Further, a short sentence on the report confirms a diagnosis of osteoporosis. Knowing that osteoporosis can lead to both vertebral… Read More…

Extending Aromatase-Inhibitor Therapy

Posted by • July 21st, 2016

The risk of recurrence of hormone-receptor–positive early breast cancer continues indefinitely. The MA.17R trial, conducted by Goss et al., examined the effects of treatment with an aromatase inhibitor for 10 years rather than 5 years after any duration of prior treatment with tamoxifen, in postmenopausal women with hormone-receptor–positive early breast cancer. An additional 5 years of… Read More…